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Re: [Samba] Samba 4 - ISO-8859-15 filenames not listed while browsing




On Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 07:24:57PM +0000, Ali SIMON wrote:
> Thanks for your reply. 
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>     Can you add a step that runs iconv over the generated
>     filenames that converts them to utf-8 ?
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> Indeed my choices are limited as I don't have the hand on the application, and
> the devs won't hear anything, so adding a conversion step would not be
> possible. I know the problem come from that, but my hands are tied. 
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> The problem was always there, it's just that it was 'masked' before, and the
> customer is used to filenames not displaying correctly, but obviously missing
> files is more of a problem. 
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>     If not, setting unix charset = iso-8859-15 works, as
>     you've found, but smbd must convert the characters.
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>     I doubt that is making your access slow though, as
>     filename conversion is pretty fast and not usually
>     something affecting the fast-path.
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> Is there a way for me to pinpoint where the slowness issue can come from? Or
> tune some parameters that might help in this matter? 
> I can clearly see the difference in performance between setting the 'unix
> charset' to 'iso8859' and leaving it to its default 'utf8' value. 

Use higher level debug numbers with accurate timestamps to
see what the difference between "fast" and "slow" names
are. That's the best advice I can give right now.

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